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Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

The Detroit Tigers will look to improve on a 53-55 record when they take on the Boston Red Sox, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

Joe Kelly, with a record of 3-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox, while the Detroit Tigers trot Daniel Norris to the mound in this one. He is 2-1 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Boston Red Sox listed as underdogs of 135 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.9 win for the Tigers. A 4.3-3.9 result in favor of the Tigers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

53-55 Detroit battles the Red Sox, currently with a 48-61 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Boston injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Tigers rated this week at No. 26 and the Boston Red Sox sitting at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 1 ranking for hits at 9.55 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.78 per game.

Detroit owns the No. 26 defense, allowing 4.45 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 28-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in Eduardo Rodriguez's start, as they lost 2-1 against New York on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 8-6 victory over Kansas City on Thursday at Comerica Park behind starter A Sanchez.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 11 games
  • Boston is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Boston is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Detroit's last 19 games at home
  • Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Boston
  • Detroit is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Boston
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing at home against Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Detroit, Saturday, August 8th